ASSOCIATESHIP OF THE ACADEMY

A scheme of NAAS Associates was introduced during the year 2002-03 for encouraging promising Young Scientists to be associated with the Academy activities. The scheme is to identify serving Young Scientist below 40 years age group. Up till now the 101 scientists have been selected as NAAS Associates out of which 21 Associates have been elected as Fellows of the Academy. Presently the following 80 scientists are NAAS Associates: Please click for Guidelines and Nomination Form for selection of Associates.

Details of Associates as on 01.01.2017 is given below:

  Abhilash, Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil (Selected 2014) (b 20 May, 1978) (Specialization: Plant-microbe-pollutant interactions; Microbial ecology; Rhizoremediation; Nanotoxicology; Sustainability analysis of biomass/biofuel production) Assistant Professor, Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; B 31-83R, Rashmi Nagar, Professor Colony, Bhogaveer Lanka, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0542) 6701662; Cell: 09415644280; Fax: (0542) 2369359; Email: pcabhilash@hotmail.com; pca.iesd@bhu.ac.in]
  Adhikari, Tapan (Selected 2007) (b 6 Aug, 1966) (Specialization: Soil Fertility/Chemistry/ Microbiology and Heavy Metal Pollution in Soils and Plants, Nanotechnology) Principal Scientist, Environmental Soil Science Division, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; A-36, Kakda Abhinav Homes, Ayodhya By-Pass Road, Ayodhya, Bhopal 462041, M.P.; [Tel: Off. 0755-2730970 Extn 127; Res. (0755) 2689680, Cell: 9303129693; Fax: (0755) 2733310; Email: tapan_12000@rediffmail.com]
  Ahmad, Altaf (Selected 2005) (b 5 Aug, 1972) (Specialization: Molecular Plant Physiology, Nanobiotechnology) Professor of Plant Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, U.P.; A/B 89, Medical College Colony, AMU Campus, Aligarh 202002, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0571) 2700920 Ext. 3309; Cell: 9999886334; Email: ahmadaltaf@yahoo.com; aahmad.bo@amu.ac.in]
  Bandyopadhyay, Samiran (Selected 2012) (b 23 Dec, 1977) (Specialization: Animal Health) Scientist (Senior Scale), ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Eastern Regional Station, 37 Belgachia Road, Kolkata 700037, W.B.; Type IV Quarters, Quarter No. 4, IVRI, ERS Campus, 37 Belgachia Road, Kolkata 700037, W.B.; [Cell: 09434082634; Email: samiranvet@gmail.com; banerjeevet@gmail.com]
  Behere, Gajanan (Selected 2017) (b 1 Jun, 1976) (Specialization: Insect Molecular Biology and Insect Population Genetics) Senior Scientist (Agril. Entomology), Division of Crop Protection, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umroi Road, Umiam 793103, Meghalaya; Quarter No: 02, Type-IV, ICAR Residential Colony, Umroi Road, Umiam 793103, Meghalaya; [Tel: Off. (0364) 2570680; Res. (0364) 2570091; Cell: 9402506461; Fax: (0364) 2570355; Email: ganeshbehere@gmail.com]
  Bera, Asit Kumar (Selected 2013) (b 2 May, 1972) (Specialization: Animal Health) Senior Scientist, Reservoir & Wetland Fisheries Division, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata 700120, W.B.; [Cell.: 9432015127; Email: asitmed2000@yahoo.com]
  Bhilegaonkar, Kiran Narayan (Selected 2005) (b 4 Jul, 1965) (Specialization: Veterinary Public Health) Principal Scientist and Station In-charge, Training and Education Centre, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Agriculture College Campus, Shivajinagar, Pune 411005, Maharashtra; C-604, Rolling Hills Apartments, Baner-Pashan Link Road, Baner, Pune 411045, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (020) 25537401; Cell: 09410404828; Email: kiranvph@rediffmail.com; kiranvph@gmail.com]
  Bisht, Naveen Chandra (Selected 2017) (b 1 Feb, 1978) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology) Staff Scientist IV, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, (NIPGR), Lab No. 106, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, PO Box NO. 10531, New Delhi 110067; H-102, Type IV(S), NIPGR, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26735183; Res. (011) 26735216; Fax: (011) 26741658; Email: ncbisht@nipgr.ac.in; ncbisht@gmail.com]
  Biswas, Ashim Kumar (Selected 2016) (b 5 Mar, 1978) (Specialization: Livestock Products Technology) Senior Scientist, Division of Post-Harvest Technology, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; No. 06, Type-IV, CARI Residential Complex, IVRI Campus, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2303223, 23300204; Cell: 08394818600, 09690171170; Fax: (0581) 2301321; Email: biswaslpt@gmail.com]
  Blaise, Desouza (Selected 2007) (b 3 Feb, 1967) (Specialization: Agronomy (Conservation Agronomy)) Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Crop Production, ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Post Bag No. 2, Shankar Nagar P.O., Nagpur 440010, Maharashtra; # 303, Universal Meridian, New Sneha Nagar, Nagpur 440015, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (07103) 275549; Cell: 9822567062; Fax: (07103) 275536; Email: blaise_123@rediffmail.com]
  Chakraborty, Debashis (Selected 2011) (b 2 Nov, 1970) (Specialization: Soil and Water Management) Senior Scientist, Division of Agricultural Physics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, NRL Building, New Delhi 110012; 715, Type III, Krishi Kunj, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841178, 25848853; Res. (011) 25831593; Cell: 8826743644; Fax: (011) 25842321; Email: debashis@iari.res.in, debashisiari@hotmail.com]
  Chinnusamy, Viswanathan (Selected 2010) (b 4 Jun, 1969) (Specialization: Plant physiology & molecular biology) Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Physiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842815; Email: viswa.iari@hotmail.com, viswanathan@iari.res.in]
  Das, Anup (Selected 2015) (b 18 Aug, 1974) (Specialization: Conservation agriculture, Organic farming, Soil and water conservation, and Hill farming systems) Senior Scientist (Agronomy), Division of Natural Resource Management, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam 793103, Meghalaya; ICAR Complex Colony, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam 793103, Meghalaya; [Tel: Off. (03642) 570306; Cell: 9436336070; Fax: (03642) 570306; Email: anup_icar@yahoo.com; anupicar@gmail.com]
  Datta, Arindam (Selected 2016) (b 17 Jul, 1979) (Specialization: Adaptation to climate change) Fellow, Centre for Environmental Studies, The Energy and Resources Institute, Darbari Seth Block, India Habitat Center, New Delhi 110003; 42, Elias Road, Kolkata 700058, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (011) 24682100; Res. (033) 25638156; Fax: (011) 24682144; Email: arindam.datta@teri.res.in]
  Dhali, Arindam (Selected 2011) (b 13 Nov, 1972) (Specialization: Animal Production, Animal Biotechnology) Senior Scientist) (biotechnology-AS), ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and, Physiology, Adugodi, Bengaluru 560030, Karnataka; Type III, Qtr No. 16, Residential Complex, NIANP, Adugodi, Bengaluru 560030, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 25711304; Cell: 09449810329; Fax: (080) 25711420; Email: dhali72@yahoo.com, dhali72@rediffmail.com]
  Dhama, Kuldeep (Selected 2010) (b 15 Aug, 1969) (Specialization: Veterinary Microbiology and Avian Health) Principal Scientist, Avian Diseases Section, Division of Pathology, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; Officer Q.No. 4, Type IV, IVRI Campus, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2310074; Cell: 09837654996; Fax: (0581) 2303284, 2302179; Email: kdhama@rediffmail.com]
  Dubey, Vikash Kumar (Selected 2011) (b 1 May, 1975) (Specialization: Medical Biotechnology/Plant Protease/Natural Products) Professor, Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, Assam; F-75, IIT Guwahati Campus, Guwahati 781039, Assam; [Tel: Off. (0361) 2582203; Res. (0361) 2584203; Fax: (0361) 2582249; Email: vdubey@iitg.ernet.in]
  Gopala Krishnan, S. (Selected 2016) (b 12 Aug, 1976) (Specialization: Genetics and Plant Breeding) Senior Scientist (Rice Breeding), Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; HA 22, Kaveri Apartment, IARI Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841112; Res.: (011) 25843550, Cell: 9873545505; Fax: (011) 25841481; Email: gopalakrish@iari.res.in; gopal_icar@yahoo.co.in]
  Hati, Kuntal Mouli (Selected 2008) (b 28 May, 1969) (Specialization: Soil Physics) Principal Scientist, Division of Soil Physics, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; Jasmine-426, New Minal Residency, J.K. Road, Bhopal 462023, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0755) 2730970; Res. (0755) 6543888, Cell: 9407259212; Fax: (0755) 2733310; Email: kmh@iiss.res.in; kuntalmouli@gmail.com]
  Hayat, Shamsul (Selected 2007) (b 12 Feb, 1968) (Specialization: Plant Physiology & Biochemistry) Professor, Plant Physiology Section, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, U.P.; A-2, Al-Hafeez Apartment, Iqra Road, New Sir Syed Nagar, Aligarh 202002, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0571) 2702016; Cell: 9412328593; Email: shayat@lycos.com; hayat_68@yahoo.co.in]
  Jadhao, Sanjay Balkrishna (Selected 2007) (b 23 Sep, 1968) (Specialization: Animal Nutrition and Metabolism) Director, Research and Development, International Nutrition, 9707 Jefferson Plaza #12, Omaha NE 68127, USA; 19, Sarjan CHS, RSC-2, MHADA, Malwani, Malad (W), Mumbai 400095, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. +1-352-222-0652; Email: jadhao.sanjay@gmail.com]
  Kaur, Amritpal (Selected 2017) (b 3 Mar, 1978) (Specialization: Food Technology) Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar; 14, Amrit Vihar, Lane No. 3, B/s Municipal Corp Zone-8, Chehharta, Amritsar; [Tel: Off. (0183) 2258802-09 Ext 3214; Fax: (0183) 2258820; Email: amritft33@yahoo.co.in]
  Kaushal, Pankaj (Selected 2006) (b 30 Sep, 1970) (Specialization: Fodder Crops Genetics and Breeding, Apomixis) Principal Scientist & Head, Crop Improvement Division, ICAR-Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi 284003, U.P.; S-301, Shanti Tower, 85/1 Basant Vihar, Civil Lines, Jhansi 284002, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0510) 2730666; Cell: 9198890991; Fax: (0510) 2730833; Email: pkaushal@rediffmail.com, pkaushal@crri.in]
  Kulwal, Pawan Laxminarayan (Selected 2014) (b 10 Apr, 1977) (Specialization: Genetics and Plant Breeding) Associate Professor, State Level Biotechnology Centre, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, District: Ahmednagar, Rahuri 413722, Maharashtra; D-20, Arvind Colony, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Campus, District: Ahmednagar, Rahuri 413722, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (02426) 243578; Res. (02426) 243033, Cell: 09404113740, 09822369222; Fax: (02426) 243578; Email: pawankulwal@gmail.com]
  Kumar, Amit (Selected 2017) (b 2 Oct, 1977) (Specialization: Animal Genetics and Breeding) Scientist (SS), Animal Genetics, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareiliy 243122, U.P.; 23-Narendra Vihar, Rajendranagar, Bareilly 243122; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2303382; Cell: 9219614456; Fax: (0581) 2303284; Email: vetamitchandan07@gmail.com]
  Kumar, Dinesh (Selected 2007) (b 22 Jan, 1969) (Specialization: Plant Biochemistry (Potato & Barley quality)) Principal Scientist (Plant Biochemistry), ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Maharaja Aggarsain Marg, Karnal 132001, Haryana; House No. G/C 501, CHD City (Opp. Karna Lake), Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2209198; Cell: 09467964836; Fax: (0184) 2267390; Email: dkbiochem69@gmail.com]
  Kumar, Parveen (Selected 2008) (b 19 Mar, 1970) (Specialization: Agronomy (management of salt affected soil and poor quality water; potato agronomy)) Principal Scientist, ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Zarifa Farm, Kachwa Road, Karnal 132001, Haryana; E-04, CSSRI Campus, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2209321; Res. (0184) 2292209; Cell: 09468409209; Fax: (0184) 2290480; Email: pkumarcssri@gmail.com; parveen.kumar@icar.gov.in]
  Kumar, Rajesh (Selected 2011) (b 16 Jan, 1973) (Specialization: Development of Agrochemicals) Principal Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; AA-287, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi 110088; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841390; Cell: 9810760252; Fax: (011) 25843272; Email: rkb_1973@yahoo.co.in; rajesh_agchem@iari.res.in]
  Kumaresan, A. (Selected 2015) (b 23 Jul, 1974) (Specialization: Animal Reproduction) Senior Scientist, Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology &, Obstetrics, Livestock Research Centre, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal 132001, Haryana; D-30, NDRI Campus, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2259581; Cell: 9671673108; Fax: (0184) 2250042; Email: ogkumaresan@gmail.com]
  Lenka, Narendra Kumar (Selected 2015) (b 22 May, 1974) (Specialization: Soil and Water Management) Principal Scientist (Soil Physics & SWC), Indian Institute of Soil Science, Nabi Bagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; House No. Rose-360, New Minal Residency, J.K. Road, Bhopal 462023, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0755) 2730970; Cell: 8109237320, 9826735583; Email: nklenka@rediffmail.com]
  Madhav, Maganti Sheshu (Selected 2013) (b 24 Aug, 1972) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology) Principal Scientist) (biotechnology), Crop Improvement Section, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500030, Telangana; Plot No. 1/A, Road No. 4, Anathula Colony, Sai Nagar, Hyderabad 500068, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 24591208; Cell: 09581239979; Fax: (040) 24591217; Email: sheshu24@gmail.com]
  Malik, Yashpal Singh (Selected 2010) (b 14 Oct, 1973) (Specialization: Diagnostic & Environmental Microbiology) ICAR National Fellow, Division of Biological Standardization, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; D61 Type IV Quarter, IVRI, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2302777; Cell: 7500777999; Fax: (0581) 2301757; Email: malikyps@ivri.res.in; malikyps@gmail.com]
  Mangaraj, Shukadev (Selected 2014) (b 18 Jun, 1975) (Specialization: Agricultural Process Engineering) Senior Scientist, ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; H-17, Kakda Abhinav Homes, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal 462041, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0755) 2521064; Cell: 9630860191; Fax: (0755) 2734016; Email: sukhdev0108@gmail.com]
  Mangrauthia, Satendra Kumar (Selected 2017) (b 1 Jan, 1982) (Specialization: Plant Biochemistry) Scientist (SS), Biotechnology Section, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (Formerly DRR), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500030, Telangana; Flat No. 509, Lahiri Fort View Apartment, Behind Janapriya, Hyderguda, Attapur, Hyderabad 500048, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 24591342; Cell: 9346533605; Fax: (040) 24591217; Email: skmdrr@gmail.com]
  Masto, Reginald Ebhin (Selected 2016) (b 12 May, 1977) (Specialization: Soil Science) Senior Scientist (E1) & Asst. Professor (AcSIR), Environmental Management Divison, CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Digwadih Campus, PO: FRI, Dhanbad 828108, Jharkhand; Type IV/8, CIMFR Colony, PO: FRI, Dhanbad 828108, Jharkhand; [Tel: Off. (0326) 2388339; Res. (0326) 2382908; Fax: (0326) 2381113; Email: mastocfri@yahoo.com]
  Mathew, Deepu (Selected 2012) (b 17 May, 1976) (Specialization: Vegetable Science) Assistant Professor, Centre for Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural Univ., IT-BT Complex, KAU Post, Thrissur 680656, Kerala; Quarter No. III C, KVK, Vellanikkara, KAU Post, Thrissur 680656, Kerala; [Tel: Off. (0487) 2438585; Cell: 09446478503; Fax: (0487) 2371994; Email: deepuhort@gmail.com; deepu.mathew@kau.in]
  Mondal, Mohan (Selected 2008) (b 3 Nov, 1973) (Specialization: Animal Physiology) Senior Scientist, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Eastern Regional Station, A-12 Block, Kalyani 741235, West Bengal; A-10/367, Kalyani 714235, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (033) 25828264; Cell: 08902258026; Fax: (033) 25828264; Email: drmmondal@gmail.com; mmondal@icar.org.in]
  Nandi, Sumanta (Selected 2012) (b 14 Nov, 1971) (Specialization: Animal Physiology) Senior Scientist, Animal Physiology Division, ICAR-National Inst of Animal Nutr. & Physiology, Adugodi, Bengaluru 560030, Karnataka; No. 8, Type-IV, NIANP Residential Complex, NIANP, Adugodi, Bengaluru 560030, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 25711164; Res. (080) 25704146; Cell: 09964310877; Fax: (080) 2570420; Email: snandi71@yahoo.co.in; snandi71@gmail.com]
  Naveena, Basappa Maheswarappa (Selected 2014) (b 21 Jun, 1974) (Specialization: Livestock Products Technology (Meat Science & Technology)) Senior Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Chengicherla, Uppal Post, Hyderabad 500092, Telangana; Flat No. 203, Regency Square, Street No. 8/26, Habsiguda, Hyderabad 500007, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 27204259 Ext 124; Res. (040) 42215196, Cell: 9951745870; Fax: (040) 27201672; Email: naveenlpt@rediffmail.com]
  Onteru, Suneel Kumar (Selected 2016) (b 23 Jun, 1976) (Specialization: Animal Biochemistry) Senior Scientist (ABC), Animal Biochemistry Division, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal 132001, Haryana; GB-SF-58, CHD City, Sector-45, Opp to Oasis/Karan Lake, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2259123; Cell: 08950735613; Fax: (0184) 2250042; Email: suneelvet@gmail.com]
  Pandey, Manish Kumar (Selected 2017) (b 10 Apr, 1978) (Specialization: Genetics, breeding and plant biotechnology) Scientist - Groundnut Genomics, Center of Excellence in Genomics (CEG), Research Program-Genetic Grains, International, Center Res.Inst.for the Semi-Arid Tropics(ICRISAT), Patancheru, Hyderabad 502324, Telangana; Flat No. 302, SS Aditya Sreebalaji Apartments, Tellapur Road, Nallagandla, Hyderabad 500019, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 30713430; Cell: 8790057150; Fax: (040) 30713074/75; Email: manishgenetics@gmail.com; m.pandey@cgiar.org]
  Pandey, Sudhir Kumar (Selected 2013) (b 1 Nov, 1978) (Specialization: Ecology and Environmental Sciences) Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Koni, Bilaspur 495009, Chhattisgarh; C-6, Ganesh Enclave Colony, Chhotti Koni, Bilaspur 495009, Chhattisgarh; [Tel: Off. (07752) 260471; Cell: 07587194630, 07752260123; Fax: (07752) 260148; Email: skpbhu@gmail.com]
  Parida, Swarup Kumar (Selected 2016) (b 26 May, 1979) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology, Plant Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Breeding) Staff Scientist III, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Lab No. 109, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531, New Delhi 110067; H-III/103, NIPGR, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26735228; Res. (011) 26735194, Cell: 9968207166; Fax: (011) 26741658; Email: swarup@nipgr.ac.in; swarupdbt@gmail.com]
  Patel, V.B. (Selected 2008) (b 19 Aug, 1975) (Specialization: Horticulture - Fruit Science) Professor and Chairman, Department of Horticulture, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur 813210, Bihar; B 2/9, Bihar Agricultural Universtiy, Sabour, Bhagalpur 813210, Bihar; [Tel: Off. (0641) 2451011; Cell: 09868319506, 08294290141; Fax: (0641) 2452613; Email: patelvb7@gmail.com]
  Patra, Amlan Kumar (Selected 2014) (b 13 Jun, 1975) (Specialization: Animal Nutrition) Lecturer, Department of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, W.B. University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, 37, K.B. Sarani, Belgachia, Kolkata 700037, W.B.; Dewanchak, P.O. - Chowka, District: Midnapur (West) 721232, West Bengal; [Tel: Off. (033) 25569234; Cell: 09163760697; Fax: (033) 25571986; Email: patra_amlan@yahoo.com]
  Pattanayak, Debasis (Selected 2006) (b 6 Aug, 1967) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology, Biochemistry) Principal Scientist, Biotic Stress Management Laboratory, ICAR-NRC on Plant Biotechnology, 313, LBS Building, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012; 19D Scientist Apartment, IARI Pusa, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842789 Ext. 245; Cell: 9910014695; Fax: (011) 25843984; Email: debasispattanayak@yahoo.co.in; debases.pattanayak@rediffmail.com]
  Prajapati, Vijay Kumar (Selected 2017) (b 5 Jul, 1984) (Specialization: Animal Biochemistry and Biotechnology) Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry,School of Life Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandarsindri, Kishangarh, Ajmer, Rajasthan; [Cell: 7597271362; Email: vkprajapati@curaj.ac.in; vijay84bhu@gmail.com]
  Prasanna, Radha (Selected 2005) (b 2 Aug, 1964) (Specialization: Microbiology) Principal Scientist, Division of Microbiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012, Delhi; C-115, First Floor, Inderpuri, New Delhi 110012, Delhi; [Tel: Off. (011) 25847649; Res. (011) 25835014; Cell: 9911188793; Fax: (011) 25846420; Email: radhapr@gmail.com; radhapr@iari.res.in]
  Rajkhowa, Swaraj (Selected 2012) (b 1 Jan, 1972) (Specialization: Animal Health (Veterinary Medicine)) Senior Scientist (Veterinary Medicine), ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Rani, Guwahati 781131, Assam; East Gotanagar, Maligaon, Guwahati 781131, Assam; [Tel: Off. (0361) 2847195, 2847221; Cell: 09435732488; Fax: (0361) 2847195; Email: swaraj.rajkhowa@gmail.com]
  Ranjan, Rakesh (Selected 2014) (b 9 Mar, 1975) (Specialization: Animal Health (Veterinary Medicine)) Senior Scientist (Veterinary Medicine), ICAR-National Research Center on Camel, Post Bag No. 7, Jorbeer, Bikaner 334001, Rajasthan; [Tel: Off. (0151) 2230183; Cell: 9462470522; Fax: (0151) 2231213; Email: rakesh_ranjan3@rediffmail.com, ranjanpau@gmail.com]
  Rao, Eguru Sreenivasa (Selected 2012) (b 23 Jul, 1973) (Specialization: Vegetable breeding) Senior Scientist, Division of Vegetable Crops, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru 560089, Karnataka; 319, SF-407, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru 560064, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 28466420; Res. (080) 28463079; Fax: (080) 28466291; Email: esrao@iihr.ernet.in]
  Reddy, D. Damodar (Selected 2006) (b 15 Jun, 1967) (Specialization: Soil Science - Soil Chemistry/Fertility) Director, ICAR-Central Tobacco Research Institute, Bhaskar Nagar, Rajahmundry 533105, A.P.; #F-1, Director's Residence, CTRI Quarters, Opp. Ramakrishna Math, Korukonda Road, Rajahmundry 533105, A.P.; [Tel: Off: (0883) 2448995, Cell: 09440802569; Fax: (0883) 2410555; Email: ddreddy132@yahoo.com, ddreddy132@gmail.com]
  Roy, Anirban (Selected 2012) (b 2 Jun, 1975) (Specialization: Plant Pathology) Senior Scientist, Advanced Centre for Plant Virology, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; 721, Krishi Kunj, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25843474; Res. (011) 25832033; Cell: 9560083999; Fax: (011) 25840772; Email: anirbanroy75@yahoo.com]
  Rupa, T.R. (Selected 2005) (b 9 Jul, 1968) (Specialization: Soil Science (Soil Chemistry & Fertility)) Principal Scientist (Soil Science), ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Dakshina Kannada Dist., Puttur 574202, Karnataka; Q.No. Type V/3, Directorate of Cashew Research, Staff Quarters, Dakshina Kannada Dist., Puttur 574202, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (08251) 230902, 236490; Cell: 9740680519; Fax: (08251) 234350; Email: sairupa.tr@gmail.com]
  Saha, Ritesh (Selected 2014) (b 15 Jan, 1974) (Specialization: Soil Physics and Soil & Water Conservation) Principal Scientist (Soil Physics and SWC), ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute, and Allied Fibres (CRIJAF), Barrackpore, Nilgaung, Kolkata 700120, W.B.; C/o Shri P.K. Saha, 94, Swami Vivekananda Sarani, Barasat, 24 Parganas (North), Kolkata 700124, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (033) 2358052; Cell: 8972589424; Fax: (033) 25350415; Email: saharitesh74@rediffmail.com, saharitesh74@gmail.com]
  Saha, Supradip (Selected 2013) (b 10 May, 1975) (Specialization: Agricultural Chemicals) Senior Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; 68, Maitri Apartment, Mayur Vihar, Phase-I, New Delhi 110091; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842860; Res. (011) 22758068, Cell: 9013127773; Fax: (011) 25841390; Email: s_supradip@yahoo.com]
  Saharan, M.S. (Selected 2008) (b 10 Jun, 1967) (Specialization: Plant Pathology) Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) &, Principal Investigator, Crop Protection, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wehat and Barley Research, Karnal 132001, Haryana; H.No. D-4, Gehoon Vihar, DWR, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2267830; Res. (0184) 2267168, Cell: 09416988856; Fax: (0184) 2267390; Email: mssaharan7@yahoo.co.in]
  Saharawat, Yashpal Singh (Selected 2017) (b 1 Mar, 1977) (Specialization: Conservation and Pracision Agriculture) Principal Agronomist and Country Manager, ICARDA - South Asia and China Office, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; 1321, 2nd Floor, Sector 9A, Gurgaon, Haryana; [Tel: 9311007818; Email: y.saharawat@cgiar.org]
  Samanta, Indranil (Selected 2013) (b 27 Mar, 1976) (Specialization: Animal Health) Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, West Bengal University of Animal &, Fishery Sciences, 37, K.B. Sarani, Kolkata 700037, W.B.; 57/2, Pailan Park, P.O. Pailan, Kolkata 700104, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (033) 255669234, Res. (033) 24978032, Cell: 09062918679, 09433540298; Fax: (033) 25571986; Email: isamanta76@gmail.com]
  Sarkar, Mihir (Selected 2006) (b 24 Oct, 1965) (Specialization: Molecular Endocrinology) Principal Scientist, Division of Physiology & Climatology, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243112, U.P.; 5A Mondal Vihar, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2301327; Cell: 9756905650; Email: msarkar24@gmail.com]
  Sarma, Birinchi Kumar (Selected 2011) (b 11 Sep, 1972) (Specialization: Plant Pathology) Assistant Professor, Department of Mycology & Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; New G-26, Hyderabad Colony, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0542) 6702593; Res. (0542) 2570128, Cell: 09454350649; Fax: (0542) 2368993; Email: birinchi_ks@yahoo.com]
  Selvakumar, Govindan (Selected 2014) (b 27 May, 1974) (Specialization: Microbiology) Senior Scientist, Division of Soil Science & Agril.Chemistry, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru 560089, Karnataka; No.311, Mahaveer Desire, Chikkabanavara Post, Bengaluru 560090, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 28466420; Cell: 9482214963; Fax: (080) 28466291; Email: gselvakumar@iihr.res.in; gselva74@rediffmail.com]
  Senthil-Kumar, Muthappa (Selected 2015) (b 15 Oct, 1976) (Specialization: Stress Biology) Staff Scientist-III & Ramalingaswami Fellow, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531, New Delhi 110067; H-IVs-204, National Institute of PlantGenome Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26735229; Res. (011) 26735226; Email: skmuthappa@nipgr.ac.in]
  Setia, Raj K (Selected 2016) (b 30 Jun, 1978) (Specialization: Soil Science) Scientist SD, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, PAU Campus, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; House No. 72-F, Kitchlu Nagar, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2303484; Cell: 09646105308; Fax: (0161) 2303483; Email: setiark@gmail.com]
  Sharma, Neelesh (Selected 2016) (b 15 Sep, 1975) (Specialization: Veterinary Medicine) Assistant Professor (Senior Scale), Division of Veterinary Medicine, F.V.Sc. & A.H., Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural, Sciences & Technology of Jammu, R.S. Pura, Jammu 181102, J&K; 24A, Shatabdipuram, Gwalior 474005, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (01923) 250242; Cell: 09419248061; Fax: (01923) 250639; Email: drneelesh_sharma@yahoo.co.in; drneeleshsharma@gmail.com]
  Shivachandra, Sathish Bhadravati (Selected 2013) (b 21 May, 1974) (Specialization: Veterinary Microbiology) Senior Scientist, ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics (NIVEDI), Post Box # 6450, Yelahanka, Bengaluru 560064, Karnataka; A1-213, Century Commander Vista Apartments, Anantapura, Yelahanka, Bengaluru 560064, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 2309310 Ext. 133; Cell: 07026155963; Fax: (080) 23093222; Email: sbshivachandra@gmail.com; sb.shivachandra@icar.gov.in]
  Singh, Anil Kumar (Selected 2014) (b 5 May, 1973) (Specialization: Agronomy) Principal Scientist, ICAR Reserach Complex for Eastern Region, P.O. Bihar Veterinary College, Patna 800014, Bihar; Flat No. 104, Kashyap Narayan) (behind Big Baajar), Bailey Road, Khajepura, Patna 800014, Bihar; [Tel: Off. (0612) 2223962; Cell: 09430559183; Fax: (0612) 2223956; Email: anil.icarpat@gmail.com]
  Singh, Brajesh (Selected 2010) (b 16 Nov, 1970) (Specialization: Potato physiology and post-harvest technology) Principal Scientist (Pl Physiology) & Head, Division of Crop Physiology, Biochemistry and, Post-Harvest Technology, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla 171001, H.P.; Flat No. C-2, Block-7, Strawberry Hill Housing Board Colony, Chhota Shimla, Shimla 171002, H.P.; [Tel: Off. (0177) 2624830; Res. (0177) 2620910; Fax: (0177) 2624460; Email: birju16@yahoo.com; birju16@gmail.com]
  Singh, Dhananjaya Pratap (Selected 2010) (b 12 Feb, 1970) (Specialization: Microbial Biotechnology with Implications in Agriculture) Principal Scientist (Plant Biotechnology), ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (NBAIM), Kushmaur, P.O. Kaithauli, Mau Nath Bhanjan 275101, U.P.; 57, Om Nagar, Lane 1, Benipur, Pahriya, P.O. Sarnath, Varanasi 221007, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0547) 2530080; Res. (0542) 2582719; Fax: (0547) 2530358; Email: dpsfarm@rediffmail.com]
  Singh, Naveen P. (Selected 2008) (b 15 Jul, 1970) (Specialization: Agricultural Economics) Principal Scientist (Agril Economics), ICAR-National Institute of Agricultural Economics, and Policy Research, DPS Marg, Pusa, P.B. No. 11305, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25847628, 25848731; Cell: 9958650477, 7756875290; Fax: (011) 25842684; Email: naveenpsingh@gmail.com; naveenpsingh@rediffmail.com]
  Singh, Neera (Selected 2006) (b 12 Aug, 1965) (Specialization: Environmental Chemistry) Principal Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012, Delhi; B-5, Type-V, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Dehli 110012, Delhi; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841390; Res. (011) 25842857, Cell: 9968245202; Email: drneerasingh@yahoo.com]
  Singh, Nirbhay Kumar (Selected 2017) (b 25 Dec, 1976) (Specialization: Animal Health) Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev, Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; 10/46 PAU Campus, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2414029; Cell: 9417336332; Fax: (0161) 2400822; Email: nirbhayksingh@yahoo.co.in]
  Singh, Ranjay Kumar (Selected 2013) (b 20 Apr, 1974) (Specialization: Agricultural Extension) Senior Scientist (Agricultural Extension), Division of Technology Evaluation & Transfer, ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Kachwa Road, Zarifa Farm, Karnal 132001, Haryana; D-18, CSSRI Campus, ICAR, Zarifa Farm, Kachwa Road, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2290501; Cell: 09996643037; Fax: (0184) 2290480; Email: ranjaysingh_jbp@rediffmail.com]
  Singh, Sanjay Kumar (Selected 2007) (b 13 Oct, 1966) (Specialization: Horticultural biotechnology and physiology) Principal Scientist, Division of Fruits and Horticultural Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; Permanent address: #105, Madhusudan Vihar, Dimna Road, Mango, Jamshedpur 831012, Jharkhand; [Tel: Off. (011) 25843214; Cell: 09868450329; Fax: (011) 25846420; Email: sanjaydr2@yahoo.com; singhsk@iari.res.in]
  Singh, Vinod Kumar (Selected 2006) (b 1 Oct, 1972) (Specialization: Agronomy (Soil fertility and plant nutrition)) ICAR National Fellow, ICAR-Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Modipuram, Meerut 250110, U.P.; NH-79, Phase II, Pallavpuram, Modipuram, Meerut 250110, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0121) 22888548; Res. (0121) 2579795; Cell: 9412578525; Fax: (0121) 2888548; Email: vkumarsingh_01@yahoo.com]
  Srivastava, Sudhakar (Selected 2017) (b 1 Dec, 1980) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology) Assistant Professor, Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; Flat No. 524, D-Block, Rudra Towers, Sunderpur, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0542) 26703555; Cell: 9369607936, 9670924410; Email: sudhakar.srivastava@gmail.com; sudhakar.iesd@bhu.ac.in]
  Sundaram, Raman Meenakshi (Selected 2013) (b 23 Aug, 1972) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology) Principal Scientist) (biotechnology), Biotechnology Laboratory, Crop Improvement Section, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research,Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500030, Telangana; Flat No. G-41, Aparna Cyber Zon, Nallagandla (V), Sheri Lingampally, Hyderabad 500019, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 24591226; Res. (040) 67642332, Cell: 09440488043; Fax: (040) 24591217; Email: rms_28@rediffmail.com]
  Venkatesan, Gnanavel (Selected 2016) (b 3 Apr, 1980) (Specialization: Veterinary Virology (viral vaccines and molecular diagnostics)) Scientist (Senior Scale), Pox Virus Disease Laboratory, Division of Virology, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Mukteswar Campus, Nainital 263138, Uttarakhand; Type IV Quarters, Officer's Colony, IVRI Campus, Mukteswar, Nainital 263138, Uttarakhand; [Tel: Off. (05942) 286348; Res. (05942) 286065, Cell: 09410657548; Fax: (05942) 286347; Email: gnanamvirol@gmail.com]
  Viswas, Konasagara Nagaleekar (Selected 2016) (b 24 Feb, 1976) (Specialization: Animal Health) Senior Scientist, Division of Bacteriology and Mycology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; 50, Mandal Vihar Colony, IVRI Road, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0581) 2301865; Cell: 08954525012; Fax: (0581) 2301865; Email: vkn111@gmail.com]
  Yadav, Sudesh Kumar (Selected 2013) (b 2 Jan, 1976) (Specialization: Plant Biotechnology) Principal Scientist, Biotechnology Division, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur 176061, H.P.; D-22, CSIR-IHBT Campus, Palampur 176061, H.P.; [Tel: Off. (01894) 233339 Ext. 314; Cell: 09418050116; Fax: (01894) 230433; Email: sudeshkumar@ihbt.res.in]